Street Magic

Black London (Volume 1)

Caitlin Kittredge

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Her name is Pete Caldecott. She was just sixteen when she met Jack Winter, a gorgeous, larger-than-life  mage who thrilled her with his witchcraft. Then a spirit Jack summoned killed him before Pete’s eyes—or so she thought. Now a detective[MSOffice2] , Pete is investigating the case of a young girl kidnapped from the streets of London. A tipster’s chilling prediction has led police directly to the child…but when Pete meets the informant, she’s shocked to learn he is none other than Jack. Strung out on heroin, Jack a shadow of his former self.  But he’s able to tell Pete exactly where Bridget’s kidnappers are hiding: in the supernatural shadow-world of the fey.  Even though she’s spent years disavowing the supernatural, Pete follows Jack into the invisible fey underworld, where she hopes to discover the truth about what happened to Bridget—and what happened to Jack on that dark day so long ago…

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Chapter One

 

Michaelmas daisies bloomed around Pete Caldecott's feet the day she met Jack Winter, just as they had twelve years ago on the day he died.

 

That day, the unassuming tomb in a back corner of Highgate Cemetery was overrun with the small purple flowers. Jack crushed them under his boots as he levered the mausoleum door open.

 

Fear had stirred in Pete's stomach as the tomb breathed out bitter-smelling air. "Jack, I don't know about all this."

 

He flashed a smile.

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Praise for STREET MAGIC:
 
“The first in the Black London series, this dark tale takes supernatural shadows to the next level…Kittredge knows how to create a believable world, and her fans will enjoy the mix of magic and city grit.”  --Publishers Weekly
 
"Sensual and empowering, STREET MAGIC is an urban fantasy keeper of a tale.  Magic, mayhem, the action never stops, I engulfed every single word and can't wait to go back for more." --Romance Junkies
 
"Atmospheric and filled with a gritty realism...the novel crackles with conflict and perilous magic.  For those who love their urban fantasy hypnotically treacherous, this book's for you!" (4 1/2 stars) --Romantic Times BOOKreviews
 
"Kittredge introduces readers to the dark side of life and magic in a well-formed fictional world with characters that you can’t help but like.  STREET MAGIC jumps right in to non-stop supernatural action, taking urban fantasy fans on a wild and bumpy ride.  I’ll be looking forward to seeing where Pete and Jack lead us next." --Darque Reviews

Praise for the Nocturne City series:

“Kittredge is a winner!”—Jim Butcher

“Fast-paced, sexy and witty with many more interesting characters than I have time to mention.” --Fresh Fiction

“Dark and cutting edge.” —Romantic Times

“Smart, gutsy.”—Karen Chance

 “Hot, hip, and fast-paced.”—Lilith Saintcrow


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About the Author

Caitlin Kittredge

Caitlin Kittredge is the author of the Nocturne City and Black London series, as well as several short stories. She started writing novels at age 13, and after a few years writing screenplays, comic books and fan-fiction, she wrote Night Life, her debut novel. She is the proud owner of an English degree, two cats, a morbid imagination, a taste for black clothing, punk rock, and comic books. She’s lucky enough to write full time and watches far too many trashy horror movies. She lives in Olympia, Washington.

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Street Magic
Caitlin Kittredge

Mass Market Paperbound

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
June 2009
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312943615
ISBN10: 031294361X
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
$6.99

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St. Martin's Paperbacks
June 2009
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ISBN: 9781429965224
ISBN10: 1429965223
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 352 pages
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